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PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Plante cards 67 to lead Tigers over New Ulm in dual

BUFFALO LAKE — The Marshall boys golf team defeated New Ulm by nine strokes, 307-316, in a dual at Oakdale Golf Club on Tuesday. Mason Plante was a co-medalist, leading Marshall with a round of 67. According to Marshall coach Kari Ehlers, Plante finished just two strokes off the MHS ...

SMSU ATHLETICS: SMSU to add women’s swimming & diving in 2019-2020

MARSHALL - Southwest Minnesota State University Director of Athletics Chris Hmielewski announced Monday the school will add women's swimming and diving as a varsity program and begin competition during the 2019-20 season. A search for a full-time head coach will begin this spring. "We are ...

PREP SOFTBALL: Panthers cruise past Knights in doubleheader

TRACY — The Tracy-Milroy-Balaton softball team continued its hot play this season with a doubleheader sweep against Russell-Tyler-Ruthton on Monday. The Panthers pounded out 13 hits en route to an 11-2 win in the first game and played stellar defense in the field to help propel them to a 6-1 ...

PREP GOLF: Area teams compete at Camden Championships

MARSHALL – With the regular season heading into the final stretch, multiple area teams converged to the Marshall Golf Club on Monday morning, all vying for a top spot in the Camden Conference Championships. On the boys side, Community Christian Schools of Willmar took first place with a ...

YOUTH ATHLETICS: Area youth win honors at MLB Pitch, Hit and Run competition

MARSHALL – Here are the local winners of the MLB Pitch, Hit and Run competition that was held on Saturday, hosted by Marshall Community Services, Marshall Area Kiwanis, State Farm Insurance - Andrew Suby Agent, M.A.Y.B.A. and Marshall Tiger Baseball: Baseball Age 7/8 All-Around: Bennett ...

PREP SOFTBALL: Wabasso drops pair of games to Edgerton/SWC

WABASSO — Edgerton/Southwest Minnesota Christian proved to be too much on the field as the powerhouse earned two victories over the Wabasso Rabbits in non-conference softball action on Saturday in Wabasso. The Flying Dutchmen scored in every inning en route to winning 14-5 in game one. The ...

SMSU TRACK AND FIELD: SMSU concludes season at NSIC Championships

WINONA – The Southwest Minnesota State women's and men's track & field teams concluded the spring season on Saturday at the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Championships at Paul Giel Field. The SMSU men's team recorded 13 points to place 10th out of 11 teams, while the SMSU ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Marshall girls golf place fourth at Dacotah Ridge Invite

MORTON – The Marshall girls golf team took fourth place at the Dacotah Ridge Invite on Saturday, shooting a team score of 356. Lakeville North took first with a score of 329 while Lac qui Parle Valley and Chanhassen both shot 348. Marshall coach Gretchen Flynn said she was pleased with her ...

SMSU BASEBALL: SMSU’s Fleck named to CoSIDA Academic All-District team

MARSHALL - Southwest Minnesota State University junior second baseman Jayden Fleck has been named to the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District® 7 team. The selection was made by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) and recognizes the nation's top student-athletes for ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Marshall gets late scoring to take out Fairmont, 5-2

MARSHALL — Marshall defeated Fairmont 5-2 on Friday. The Tigers got most of their production from the bottom of the lineup. Kaleb Bossuyt doubled and scored twice in the win. Nick Macchio and Jackson Hughes each went 2 for 3 with a double. Macchio drove in a run for Marshall, while Hughes ...

SMSU TENNIS: Henning resigns as head women’s tennis coach

MARSHALL - Southwest Minnesota State University head women's tennis coach Adam Henning has announced his resignation from the program to accept another position within the University. Henning, who recently completed his fourth season as head coach, was recently hired as Marketing & ...

PREP BASEBALL: Pipestone Area uses late inning rally to top Marshall

MARSHALL – The Marshall baseball team limited Pipestone Area to just two hits in their game on Thursday. Unfortunately for the Tigers, two hits was all the Arrows needed, as Pipestone Area used a late-inning rally to earn a come-from-behind 5-3 victory. Marshall coach Chace Pollock said it ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Dawson-Boyd takes down Lakeview with no-hitter

DAWSON — Austin Schmitt struck out seven batters over five innings and didn’t allow a hit as Dawson-Boyd defeated Lakeview 10-0 on Thursday. Schmitt helped his own cause by going 1 for 2 with a triple, finishing wit three RBI and two runs scored. Brendan Nelson added two hits and two ...

PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Marshall baseball blasts past Worthington, 15-3

WORTHINGTON – The Marshall baseball team defeated Worthington 15-3 in six innings on Wednesday. The Tigers broke out for seven runs in the first two innings to take a 7-0 lead before Worthington got on the board in the bottom of the second to make it 7-1. Marshall would then add a run in ...